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Shock announcement!

Yes, after living here for 12 years now, I can announce that we are finally redecorating the living room! This has been a source of great embarrassment for many years (simply because it’s horrid and has taken me so many … Continue reading

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The roof’s on!

I got home tonight to find my builder has finished putting the pitched roof on the front of my house. He’s done a cracking job, I’m very pleased with the finished result.

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The roof’s off!

I’m finally getting the flat roof replaced on the front of my house, it started to leak over the garage whenever it rained heavily and has not had anything done since the house was built in the 70’s so it … Continue reading

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Car booting

We are moving Lenny’s mother-in-law in a few weeks so did a car boot sale today. This is the first one I’ve done myself and it brought back a lot of memories as I always used to get dragged along … Continue reading

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Repairing/removing the cable/switch on a Dyson DC04 (or similar)

I spent an hour yesterday fixing my Dyson DC04 vacuum cleaner – oh what an exotic life I lead!   Past experience has taught me that these Dyson’s are put together in a fiendishly complicated way, so I did some … Continue reading

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Fixing the Dyson

My DC04 is playing up again! 😦 This has to be one of the most unreliable vacuum cleaner’s I’ve had. I replaced the motor last year after it burnt out (what a nightmare it was changing that – anyone who’s … Continue reading

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Conservatory blinds finally fitted

At last, the conservatory blinds have turned up and a man has been here for 2 days fitting them. I went for the "Perfect-fit" system in the end as they just clip onto the frames and no drilling is required. … Continue reading

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